Category: "Seismic Waves"
Map of Cape Mendocino region showing today's M 5.6 quake and the M 6.5 quake of January 2010. The magnitude 5.6 earthquake that rattled a remote part of Humboldt County shortly after 1 pm today was a stark reminder about the dangers lurking in the… more »
Figure 1: The coastlines of South America and Africa fit together perfectly (figure 18 from Wegener's book "The Origin of Continents and Oceans," 4th edition, 1929, in German) When you enter the great hall of the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt,… more »
Figure 1: Thirty minute long three component recording of the recent earthquake off Japan During the past two weeks the Earth was seismically exceptionally quiet - until Tokyo and parts of Japan's east coast were shaken on New Year's Day. Although… more »
Figure 1: This relief map of the area around New Madrid shows the low-lying areas of the Mississippi Valley in blue and purple. The higher elevations are depicted in green, yellow and brown. The white dots are the epicenters of recent earthquakes. The… more »
Figure 1: Image from the archives the State Historical Society of Missouri, courtesy of the National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering, EERC, University of California, Berkeley. When you drive North on Kentucky State Highway 94 awa… more »